Fredonia Township Fire Levy Increase (February 2012)

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A Fredonia Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the township of Fredonia which is in Calhoun County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 155 Approveda
  • NO 141[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further eight years in order to continue to pay for new fire apparatus' as needed by the fire department.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Fredonia Township impose an increase of one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for eight (8) years, 2012 through 2019, inclusive, for the purchase of new fire apparatus, which 1-mill increase will raise an estimated $50,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


  1. Calhoun County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Calhoun County Elections, February Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.